DAMAGED GOODS by Oliver Shah being developed into a TV drama
have revealed that Poldark producers Mammoth Screen have optioned Sunday Times journalist Oliver Shah’s bestselling book, Damaged Goods: The Inside Story of Sir Philip Green, the Collapse of BHS and the Death of the HighStreet, with a view to developing it into a TV series.
Mammoth Screen boss Damien Timmer said, “Oliver’s book is an unparalleled account of the last 40 years of big business in this country. It’s the ultimate story of hubris and greed. We look forward to adapting this extraordinary book into a gripping and seminal drama for our times.”
It is understood that that names being touted to play Sir Philip Green among casting agents include Gary Oldman and Wolf Hall star Mark Rylance.
Mammoth Screen is currently developing scripts with a view to finding a broadcaster.